(n.) The quality of being ancient; ancientness; great age; as, a statue of remarkable antiquity; a family of great antiquity.
(n.) Old age.
(n.) Ancient times; former ages; times long since past; as, Cicero was an eloquent orator of antiquity.
(n.) The ancients; the people of ancient times.
(n.) An old gentleman.
(n.) A relic or monument of ancient times; as, a coin, a statue, etc.; an ancient institution. [In this sense, usually in the plural.]